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John Porter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Porter. He was born in Harrison County, Kentucky, on February 27, 1798, and came to Wisconsin in April of 1827.


View of Madison

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A drawing depicts the city of Madison.

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute) near Madison.


Thompson House

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Dining room in the home of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol building.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children (left to right: Morten, Henry, Edward, Halbert and Helen) in front of their home in Mapl...


The Eyerley Family

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: F.D. Eyerley sits with his wife and his daughter on the front stoop of their home on West Johnson Street. They are reading from a book. A small, wicker roc...

Date: 1881 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate Clerks around a photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol.


William H. Seward

Date: 1860-09-12 

Description: William H. Seward, U.S. Senator from New York and Secretary of State, photographed by Fuller in Madison during a Presidential campaign stop in Madison in 1...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus at 600 N. Park Street.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a room in Ole Bull's Madison residence, where he lived after marrying Sara Chapman Thorp in 1870. The room is furnished with chairs, a table...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: View of the Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) as seen from Mrs. Alden's on Frances Street, looking west toward Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison...

Date: 1896 

Description: View through open doorway, looking out towards Mrs. Lucius Fairchild and her granddaughter, Frances Bull, standing on a sidewalk. Original caption reads, "...


Andrew Dieringer

Date: 1866 

Description: Portrait of Andrew Dieringer, a member of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1874 before

Description: Elevated view of Main Street from Pinckney Street. A sign on the top of the building reads: "Solders' Record Office."

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...


Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1860 

Description: Leonard J. Farwell (1819-1889), Madison businessman-promoter and Wisconsin's only Whig governor (1852-1854). When this salted paper portrait was taken, Fa...


Pinckney Street

Date: 1859 

Description: Madison's Pinckney Street, with the Capitol Park in the foreground and Farwell's octagon house and Lake Monona in the distance. This view has been various...


National Hotel

Date: 1852 

Description: View of people riding in a horse-drawn sleigh in front of the National Hotel in a snowstorm. The National Hotel was owned by Major E.B. Dean. It was origin...

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